The social genome of friends and schoolmates in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health

@inproceedings{Domingue2018TheSG,
  title={The social genome of friends and schoolmates in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health},
  author={Benjamin W Domingue and Daniel W Belsky and Jason M Fletcher and Dalton Conley and Jason D. Boardman and Kathleen Mullan Harris},
  booktitle={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2018}
}
Humans tend to form social relationships with others who resemble them. Whether this sorting of like with like arises from historical patterns of migration, meso-level social structures in modern society, or individual-level selection of similar peers remains unsettled. Recent research has evaluated the possibility that unobserved genotypes may play an important role in the creation of homophilous relationships. We extend this work by using data from 5,500 adolescents from the National… CONTINUE READING
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